14 juillet 2019

A rare gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, Mughal India, 17th century

Lot 155. A rare gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, Mughal India, 17th century;14 ins. (35.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The slightly recurved watered-steel double-edged blade damascened with gold foliage on one side at the forte, the pale green jade hilt with swelling grip, and pronounced pommel, knuckle-guard with pierced and carved leaf and bud-shaped finial, inlaid overall with engraved gold flowers... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2017

Dagger with Scabbard, Indian, Mughal, 1605–27

Dagger with Scabbard, Indian, Mughal, 1605–27. Steel, iron, gold, rubies, emeralds, glass, wood, textile. L. 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm); L. without scabbard 13 15/16 in. (35.4 cm); L. of grip 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm); L. of blade 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm); W. of grip 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); L. of scabbard 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1984, 1984.332 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The hilt of the dagger is... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2016

An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set dagger with scabbard, Anatolia, probably Trabzon, 19th century

Lot 178. An Ottoman coral and turquoise-set dagger with scabbard, Anatolia, probably Trabzon, 19th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (12,671 - 19,006 EUR). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's the straight double-edged blade with central ridge, gold and silver-damascened foliate design and inscriptive panels, the silver hilt and scabbard with scale-design, set with arrangement of corals and turquoise, dragon-head terminal to hilt. Quantity: 2; 57cm.  Literature: R.... [Lire la suite]